Crime Statistics for Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, Apr 2021

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Crime Statistics for Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Crime Statistics for Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
The aim of this article is to provide a brief overview of street level crime in Southborough using the latest Police statistics. Police data is usually published two months in arrears, so April 2021 are the latest figures. The data published by the Police are incidents that were reported to them in that month, not the crimes that were prosecuted and/or had further action taken. In by far the majority of incidents, no further action is taken.

There were a total of 149 street level crime incidents in Southborough in April 2021. The largest category was Violent Crime, followed by Anti Social Behaviour. Below are these incidents broken down by category.

Although violent crime represents the largest incidents category in Southborough, this category is usually the largest in any urban area. This is partly because 'Violent Crime' covers so many offences compared to say Burglary

Crime CategoryIncidents
Violent Crime67
Anti Social Behaviour35
Criminal Damage Arson9
Public Order9
Vehicle Crime8
Other Theft7
Shoplifting5
Burglary3
Drugs3
Other Crime3
All Crime149

Map of street level crime incidents in April 2021

Police data is divided in Policing Neighbourhoods. We have taken the 'best fit' neighbourhood that includes Southborough. This map shows if incidents are evenly distributed over the district or if there are hot spots in certain streets or areas.

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Where Police data is not specific to an address for privacy reasons, most roads are represented by 1 to 2 markers or clusters. However, this should be enough to ascertain if the road you live in or are thinking of moving to, is a crime hot spot. The only exception could be where there is a large cluster of a single crime category on a street, as this could but not necessarily be related to multiple incidents at one address.



Crime incidents in neighbouring areas to Southborough

We've taken the ten nearest places to town; ?> and ranked them by the number of crime incidents in each. This should allow you to see if Southborough has more crime than other surrounding areas.

LocationCrime Incidents
Ferndale (1.39 miles)299
High Brooms (0.88 miles)271
St John’s (0.62 miles)253
Sherwood Park (1.76 miles)162
Sandown Park (1.76 miles)162
Southborough149
Modest Corner (0.62 miles)76
Broomhill Bank (1.76 miles)70
Stockland Green (1.24 miles)27
Bidborough (1.39 miles)19

9.9%
of residents were born outside of the UK, according to the 2011 Census



Most violent places near Southborough

The category of crime that most concerns people is violent crime. We have taken the ten nearest place to Southborough and ranked them according to the number of violent incidents in the 'best fit' Policing neighbourhood.

LocationViolent Incidents
High Brooms119
Ferndale113
St John’s112
Sherwood Park69
Sandown Park69
Southborough67
Broomhill Bank33
Modest Corner29
Stockland Green14
Bidborough12

Last updated: April 2021
Information provided by data.police.uk
Published under the Open Government Licence v3.0

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